Audley End House and Gardens – English Heritage Site

Audley End House and Gardens – English Heritage Site

I remember being a teenager and my dad (whom I get my love for history from) dragging us around all sorts of castles and ruins around Latvia. Pretty sure there are still photos of me looking incredibly grumpy. So it is pretty ironic that in April we have signed up for membership with English Heritage [...]

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Chelsea Physic Garden – London’s oldest botanical garden

Chelsea Physic Garden – London’s oldest botanical garden

My series of small blog post about my favourite hidden places in London. This year we are really trying to walk more and one of the ways we are getting more steps in is by strolling from one side of London to the other...A few Sundays back we walked from Tufnell Park all way down [...]

Visiting the Geffrye Museum in London and Christmas Past – Connecting the London Dots

Visiting the Geffrye Museum in London and Christmas Past – Connecting the London Dots

One of my absolute favourite museums in London is a bit of a hidden gem, it is the Geffrye Museum. Museum dedicated to living rooms of London through the last four centuries. Walking around it, you get a feeling that you are peeking through a peephole. I have been there before a few hours back, [...]

A morning in Brighton – things to do when you don’t have a lot of time

A morning in Brighton – things to do when you don’t have a lot of time

My latest work project was in Shoreham - a little suburb West of Brighton. Unfortunately due to the project being very intense and the fact that it gets dark so early now, I only had a few hours on Thursday morning to venture out to central Brighton. I’ve been there many times before but being [...]

Foxes Farm Pumpkin Patch – Connecting the London Dots

Foxes Farm Pumpkin Patch – Connecting the London Dots

Last weekend we have finally visited Foxes Farm Pumpkin Patch, which I've been seeing all over Instagram lately. When I was a child my grandmother used to grow pumpkins in her garden and I remember, that every autumn we used to get at least one giant pumpkin that would last us for ages. Halloween only [...]